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A Trail Building Tutorial for Recreational Land

A Trail Building Tutorial for Recreational Land

A recreational property, or any piece of wooded land, is not complete without some type of trail system. A trail building novice turned expert...

How to Read a Topograpic Map

How to Read a Topograpic Map

Map reading is a dying art, but it is an essential skill for navigating the great outdoors and for assessing large parcels of rural acreage before...

7 Shelter Options for your Recreational Property

7 Shelter Options for your Recreational Property

If you’re not ready to turn your large tract of land into a permanent homestead, but still want to make the most of your recreational property,...

A Beginner's Guide to Managing TimberWhere to Start

A Beginner's Guide to Managing Timber---Where to Start

New to managing a forest on your rural land? We asked the Director of Forestry and Regulatory Affairs for the FL Forestry Association about the...

How to Build a Fire Pit

How to Build a Fire Pit

Fire pits are in high-demand this year as families move winter gatherings and activities outdoors. Luckily, they’re fairly simple to construct...

How Fly Fishing Is Helping Heal Disabled Veterans

How Fly Fishing Is Helping Heal Disabled Veterans

Fly fishing is known to be meditative, challenging, and deeply rewarding. Learn how Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing is leveraging those...

8 Weird and Wonderful Ways to Make Money Off your Land

8 Weird and Wonderful Ways to Make Money Off your Land

Rural land isn't just a great place to call home, it can also provide endless opportunities for active , semi-passive,or passive income. From cow...

Bowhunting for Beginners: An Insiders Guide on How to Get Started

Bowhunting for Beginners: An Insider’s Guide on How to Get Started

As I look over the tops of autumn leaves, the frost on them sparkles with the first rays of sunlight this crisp fall morning. I check the wind...

How to Make FoolProof Apple Sauce ( Apple Butter)

How to Make Fool-Proof Apple Sauce (& Apple Butter)

There is nothing easier, tastier or more practical than making your own applesauce and apple butter. Cooking and pantry expert Catherine Pond...

How Much Is Forested Land Worth? (the answer may surprise you)

How Much Is Forested Land Worth? (the answer may surprise you)

Some land buyers shy away from wooded lots because of the work or unknowns involved with clearing. However, the value in forests can lead to an...